Annapolis County Events space is provided for local non-profit organizations. Space is limited to about 25 words. There is no guarantee that notices will be printed. Contact 825-3457, fax 825-6707, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or drop them off at 87 Commercial Street, Middleton. Deadline is Thursday at 4 p.m.
Computer help is available on Fridays at the Bridgetown and Area Library. Contact the library for details, 665-2758. Computer help is also available at the Dr. Frank W. Morse Memorial Library in Lawrencetown on Thursdays. Ask library staff, 584-3044, or check online at www.valleylibrary.ca
Fridays Lego Club is held on Fridays at the Dr. Frank W. Morse Memorial Library in Lawrencetown. For Ages 6 to 11 from 3 to 4:30 p.m. We provide the Legos. Please don't bring your own. Stop by after school on Fridays and build something cool.
Until April 30 Sports Wall of Fame nomination forms are available until April 30 at Middleton Town Hall of the Macdonald Museum for the 2012 Induction on Sept. 29. Get your favourite athlete, builder or team nominated now.
Post Partum Depression
Until May 30 The No. 1 complication of childbirth is depression. Family Matters is partnering with Annapolis Valley Health to offer a 10-week facilitated session for women who are experiencing or are at risk of post partum depression. Sessions are held at Family Matters every Wednesday morning from March 28 to May 30. To register, please call Angela Fredericks at 825-4825.
Register Now for an Argentinian Tango workshop at the Macdonald Museum on Saturday, April 21 at 2 p.m. Instuctors Andrea and Udo Fagin. Cost is $15 per couple for an introduction to this gentle dance. All proceeds to the museum. Must pre-register by Tuesday, April 17 (4:30 p.m.). To register call 825-6116.
Sacred, Secular & Silly VIII
April 13 The Annapolis Valley Centre of the Royal Canadian College of Organists (RCCO) presents its eighth annual concert of performances by Annapolis Valley singers and instrumentalists to suit every musical taste in Bridgetown Baptist Church at 7:30 p.m. A freewill offering will be taken for its Organ Scholarship Fund for aspiring organists. For further
information on the concert or scholarship program, contact Maureen MacLean, 825-3387.
April 13 Music and Auction Evening at the Forester's Hall, Clementsvale on April 13 at 7 p.m. Music will be supplied by Gordon & Terry Silver from New Minus. There will be an auction of baked goods or new items following the music. The money raised is for hall upkeep.
April 14 Country Gospel Night at Paradise Community Hall is cancelled. The next performance will be May 19.
April 14 Starts at 9 a.m. at the Round Hill Hall. For more information contact Vangie at 532-0543
April 14 Annapolis South East Neighbourhood Watch meets at 2 p.m., Three Rivers Hall.
Crime seems to be up so maybe there is a need to re-activate this group. If interested, please attend. Contact 825-3125 for info. Includes communities of Nictaux, Nictaux South and West, Middle Rd., Torbrook, Torbrook Mines, Meadowvale, South Farmington, and Ward Rd.
Huge yard sale
April 14 Relay For Life team fundraiser. 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. in the former Foodland parking lot (corner of Main St. and Bridge St. in Kingston). Free admission, tables available to all registered Relay For Life teams. Barbecue and refreshments for sale, (rain date April 15). To reserve a table, phone 765-9451, or email Dave Shears at email@example.com
Celebrity Host Cathy Jones
April 14 Join Cathy Jones of This Hour Has 22 Minutes at the Arts Council's annual fundraiser on April 14 at 6 p.m. at the Legion in Annapolis Royal. Live music, demonstrations by artist and artisans, raffles, silent and live auction. $8 admission includes appetizers and beverage. Limited tickets. Call ARCAC at 532-7069
Fiddle Fest 2012
April 14 Fiddle Fest 2012 presented by Bridgetown Band Parent Association at 7 p.m. (doors open at 6:30) in the gymnasium. Cost is $7 per person; under 10 years free. Exciting line up of Bridgetown Fiddlers, Symons Family, Mary's Islanders, Lorimer Higgins, and Brent Williams. Fundraiser for the 2012 Band Trip to Ottawa in April.
April 14 A Roman Holiday in support of Our Community Your Health Campaign at Camp Aldershot, 6 p.m. Call 678-5414 to purchase ticket or table of 8 today, cost is $75 with a receipt for $30. Enjoy wine and hors d’oeuvres, a buffet, auction, performance by artist Holly Carr, music by the Nova Swing Band, plus a talk on olive oil. Grand Prize: $3,000 trip voucher.
April 14 Seafood Supreme Supper in support of Relay for Life at Emmanuel Congregational Church, 37 Gates Ave., Middleton, Saturday, April 14 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Cost: Adults $15, Children 12 and under $7.50. Menu includes haddock, scallops, shrimp, lobster-flavored pollock, mashed potatoes, vegetables and assorted homemade pies. For tickets, please call 765-9464.
April 15 Gospel Concert: What Heaven Means To Me, Sunday, April 15 at 7 p.m. at Emmanuel Congregational Church, 37 Gates Ave., Middleton, featuring music by Matt Balsor. All welcome. Freewill offering.
April 15 There will be a Canadian Red Cross Babysitters Course on Sunday, April 15 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Middleton Fire Hall. Whether your teen stays home alone or plans to babysit, this course is for them. Learn first aid and safety in the home. Open to males and females ages 11+. Cost is $35. Space is limited, please pre-register by phone, 825-6611 or email, firstname.lastname@example.org.
April 15 There will be a Hymn Sing at the Wilmot Christian Fellowship Centre, corner of Dodge Road and Highway # 1, on Sunday, April 15 at 7:30 p.m. Special guests are Graham Moorehead & Friends. Fellowship time to follow. All welcome.
Evening Of Music
April 15 And Evening of Music featuring "Highway 10" will be held Sunday, April 15 at Springfield United Baptist Church at 7 p.m. A social time will follow.
Funds For Fuel
April 16 Funds for Fuel bridge party at Macdonald Museum, 1 p.m., Monday, April 16. Cost is $4 per person. Light refreshments served. Come out for a fun afternoon and support your community museum. Call 825-6116 for more information.
April 17 At the Hampton Hall every Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. We play Crib and 45’s, admission is $2.
April 17 The Annual Rosemary Chapter IODE Public Speaking Contest for Grades 6, 7, and 8 will be held at the library of Middleton Regional High School on Tuesday, April 17 at 7 p.m. The public is invited to attend.
April 17 Habitation New Horizon’s Club’s annual general meeting starts at 7:00 p.m. at the Hall.
April 17 Careforce Alzheimer Café, to be held Tuesday, April 17, at the New Beginnings Centre in Greenwood. Time is 2 to 4 p.m. No cost. Everyone welcome. For more information, please call 765-3122.
April 18 Authors Ink creative writing group meets at Macdonald Museum, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m, Wednesday, April 18. Cost is $3 per person. Newcomers welcome. Proceeds to Macdonald Museum. Call 825-6116 for further details.
April 20 A Spaghetti Dinner will be held at St Luke's Parish Hall Annapolis Royal on April 20. There will be two sittings at 5 p.m. and 6:30 p.m .Tickets are $10 or $5 for children under 12 years. Menu will be salad, spaghetti with meat or vegetarian sauce, bread and flavoured butters, and our now famous Ice Cream Sundae Dessert Buffet with home made brownies and sauces. For tickets call Sue at 532-0342.
April 20 Coffee Party held by Kingston and District Health Auxiliary from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Kingston Fire Hall. All proceeds for Palliative Care.
April 21 Meeting hosted by Rural Newcomer Navigator Community Development program to discuss the needs of newcomers, community projects, and community events. Refreshments served. Two sessions available: Bridgetown: 10 to 11 a.m. at End of the Line Pub; Annapolis Royal: 1:45 to 2:45 p.m. at St. Luke’s Church Hall.
April 21 Woodlawn Cemetery will be holding its Volunteer Clean Up Day on Saturday, April 21, starting at 9 a.m. Lot owners are encouraged to participate.
April 21 The annual Milford Maplefest will be held Saturday, April 21 at the Milford and Area Community Hall, 21 kilometres south of Annapolis Royal. Sittings at 12 to 2 p.m. and 4 to 6 p.m. Local pure maple syrup, roasted old-fashioned ham, homemade baked beans, potato salad, homemade rolls, pickles, assorted homemade pies, tea, coffee, or juice. Proceeds for the Milford Community Hall, Milford Historic Centre, and Milford Baptist Church.
April 21 The return of the popular Stuffed Roast Pork Loin Dinner prepared by chefs from CFB Greenwood will be held at the Middleton Fire Hall on Saturday, April 21 and is hosted by Soldiers' Memorial Health Auxiliary. Two settings: 4:30 to 6 p.m. and 6:45 to 8:15 p.m. with tickets available from Elizabeth Spinney 825-6841 or Ruth Brigley 825-3663. All proceeds to purchase hospital equipment.
April 21 The Middleton & District Lions Club will be holding a Ticket Auction on Saturday, April 21 at the Lions Hall on Highway 10, Nictaux. The doors open at 10 a.m. and the draw starts at 2 p.m. sharp. 20 tickets for $1, a 50/50 draw, kitchen and canteen will be open.
April 22 Fundraiser held by the Middleton Lions with proceeds to the Middleton Community Center & Fire Hall. Enjoy a creamed lobster supper (alternate is prime rib) at the Lion’s Hall in Nictaux, 4 to 5:30 p.m. Tickets are pre-sold only, this includes any take home orders. Tickets ($20) are available at Blue Griffin Bookstore or from a Middleton Lions member. Wheelchair accessible facility.
April 23 Turkey Dinner in support of West Kings High School’s Safe Grad, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., at the Kingston Lion’s Hall. Cost is $10. Take-out available.
April 23, 30 & May 7, 14 Sessions on “Getting Started Growing Vegetables” at the Granville Ferry Hall, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Helen Opie is facilitator. Call 532-1898 to register. Limited to 10 participants.
April 24 Middleton Fireflies (Fire Dept. Auxiliary) Luncheon, Middleton Fire Hall, Tuesday, April 24from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Menu: Corn chowder; hamburger soup or pulled pork sandwich/slaw. Dessert: Chocolate trifle, strawberry shortcake. Coffee or tea. Please call 825-3062 by April 23rd for deliveries (Middleton only).
April 25 A special meeting of the Kingston District Fire Commission will be held on Wednesday, April 25 at 7 p.m. at the Kingston District Fire Hall to approve the proposed borrowing for a new fire truck, not to exceed $400,000. Please note that this meeting is not to increase the area fire tax rate.
April 25 Annual General Meeting of the Wadeville Cemetery starts at 7 p.m. in Granville Centre Hall. Lot owners urged to attend.
April 25 AGM of Companion Animal Protection Society of Annapolis Co. follows the 7 p.m. monthly Board meeting at Municipal Building, Lawrencetown. All members and friends are strongly encouraged to attend. Elections for incoming 2012-2013 Board of Directors. Persons interested in accepting nomination for Director position may contact 825-2277 or email@example.com for more info prior to April 20.
Learn to Bowl
April 25–June 13 An eight-week turn key physical education for students (three groupings: ages 5-7; 8-11; 12-16) sponsored by Cdn. Heritage, Sport Cda. & Co. of Kings will be held at Greenwood Bowling Ctr. For info: 765-1494; ext 5631 or firstname.lastname@example.org
April 26 General meeting of the Port Royal Legion Br. #21 starts at 7:00 p.m.
April 27 The Granville Feral Band will perform at the Granville Ferry Hall 7:30 pm. Great music and Decadent Dessert Buffet. A Fun Raiser for the Hall. Advance tickets only. $10, available at the hall Tuesdays 10 to 11 a.m. or call Michele at 532-0901.
April 28 Rosemary Chapter IODE Spring Rummage Sale from 1 to 3 p.m. at NSCC Middleton Campus.
April 28 Meeting hosted by Rural Newcomer Navigator Community Development program to discuss the needs of newcomers, community projects and community events at Middleton Fire Hall, 8:30 to 9:30 a.m.. Refreshments served.
Oak Hill Annual Meeting
April 29 Oak Hill Cemetery Co. AGM starts at 7 p.m. at 3067 Hwy #1 Upper Clements Cottages (home of Gary Mailman). All lot holders and interested persons are encouraged to attend.
Dinner & Auction
April 29 is the ticket purchase deadline for the May 12 Companion Animal Protection Society’s fundraiser. Enjoy a turkey dinner (or vegetarian entree) & bidding on an array of Silent Auction items. Guest speakers from Disaster Animal Response Team. Also, Pam Murray will explain the Pet Oxygen Mask program. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. with dinner at 6 p.m. at Lawrencetown Fire Hall. Dinner tickets are $25, please contact Debbie at 765-2424 or Anna at 825-2277 for ticket locations.
April 29 Benefit Concert - Featuring Clare Diggins, Jeralyn Attree and Leslie Morris at Macdonald Museum, 2:00 p.m., Sunday, April 29th. Free will offering. All proceeds to the Macdonald Museum. Call 825-6116 for information.
May 1 Middleton Scrabble Club meet at Rosa M. Harvey Library at 6:30 p.m. Interested players of all levels and ages are welcome, no cost. Bring a board if you have one. Info: Tom Ross, 825-6906 after 7 p.m.
May 5 Bridgetown Lions BIG Breakfast is held the first Saturday of each month at Lions Community Hall, 289 Church Street, Bridgetown. Enjoy scrambled eggs, bacon, sausages, pancakes, hash browns, baked beans, brown bread and toast for a good will offering.
May 5 “Swim in for Supper” presented by the Lawrencetown Pool Committee. Enjoy beans, ham, potato scallop and brown bread from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at Lawrencetown Fire Hall. Adults $8; children 12 and under, $4. Advance tickets available. Take-outs available in Lawrencetown area. Contacts: Shyloe 584-7008; Wanda 584-2285.
May 12 Yard Sale at the Forester's Hall in Clementsvale on May 12 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Inside tables are $10 or bring your own table to set up outside is $5. To book a table call 467-3409.